Tool Grinder Supports Small Batch Regrinding
Strausak, a division of Rollomatic, will exhibit its U-Grind five-axis CNC tool grinder at IMTS, featuring thermal stability to ease consistent, accurate, small batch production and regrinding.
Cylindrical Grinder Suits Cutting Tool Production
Rollomatic’s ShapeSmart NP3 is a single-wheel cylindrical grinder with peel and traverse-grinding capabilities, designed for manufacturing blanks in the cutting tool industry as well as precision punches and similar parts.
Laser Cutting and Ablation Machine Cuts High-Performance Tools
Rollomatic will debut the LaserSmart laser cutting and ablation machine, intended to enable cost-effective, high-quality production of high-performance polycrystalline diamond (PCD), cubic boron nitride (CBN) and chemical vapor-deposited (CVD) cutting tools.
Tool-Grinding Centers Provide Consistent Torque
Rollomatic’s GrindSmart XW tool-grinding centers feature a synchronous direct-drive grinding spindle and high-efficiency coolant delivery system for grinding tools ranging to 20.0 mm in diameter.
CNC Tool, Peel Grinders Offered
Rollomatic will provide information on its CNC tool grinding and peel grinding machines, as well as updates to its fine laser cutting and ablation machine.
Wheel Changer Adds Versatility
An optional six-station wheel changer makes the six-axis GrindSmart series of multi-axis tool grinding machines even more suitable for continuous production and more versatile for specialty cutting tools, such as form and step tools, the company says.
Five-Axis CNC Tool Grinder
Available with an optional robot, the five-axis 528XS is designed for regrinding, modification grinding and manufacturing of rotary cutting tools.
Metal-Bond Wheels Roll Toward New Horizons
Historically, metal-bond wheels have been perceived as too slow for jobs involving carbide tool blanks and other very hard substances. This shop's success using a specially formulated metal-bond wheel from Abrasive Technology to grind drill blanks calls this long-held notion into question.
Tool Grinding Machine Features Six Interpolating CNC Axes
Rollomatic’s GrindSmart model 628XS CNC tool grinding machine features six interpolating CNC axes and an integrated two-axis, pick-and-place loader. Other features include a new control panel for improved operator convenience, a rotary glass scale on the tool axis for enhanced flute and relief finish on drills and end mills, and higher indexing accuracy, the company says.
Six-Axis Precision Tool Grinder
The GrindSmart 620XS is a six-axis CNC precision tool grinder for the manufacturing and regrinding of round and non-round cutting tools that range in diameter from 0. 004" (0. 1 mm) to 0.
Super-Micro Tool Grinding Machine
The GrindSmart Nano6 tool grinding machine from Rollomatic is a compact, six-axis, high tech tool grinding center designed for the manufacturing of advanced cutting tools with diameters ranging from 0. 0004" to 0. 078" (0.
Complete Tool Production From Design To Grind
Virtual Grind Pro tool programming software for GrindSmart machines offers higher functionality and an interface with improved navigation, the company says. It is a modular, open system engineered to give users flexibility in tool design. Enhancements to the software include a 3D simulation of the machine, as well